Thursday, February 18, 2010

Hackers swipe millions of dollars worth of carbon credit swaps

Via Wired: Der Spiegel reports that hackers obtained unauthorized access to online accounts where companies maintain carbon credits, and stole around $4 million worth of carbon credits. "At least seven out of 2,000 German firms that were targeted in the phishing scam fell for it. One of these unidentified firms reportedly lost $2.1 million in credits in the fraud."

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